"Evil is a kind of state of mind that, probably, all of us can get into at some point or other," says Dr. Gwen Adshead.
"There have been a lot of physical explanations that have been proposed. Those that we have been able to study, the data seem to disprove them entirely," Dr. Bruce Greyson said.
The war on drugs which stopped research on psychedelics was "one of the worst examples of censorship of human research in the history of science," according to the authors of a commentary in the journal Cell.
The mental fitness of President Donald Trump to hold his office has been called into question multiple times.
Known as Morgellons by some, sufferers can resort to self-medication—including taking a razor to their skin.
Ketamine is perhaps best known for being a popular recreational drug.
A clinical trial using an antibiotic to treat autism is ongoing in California.
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment asks people to draw a cube, remember five words and repeat sentences exactly.
Researchers from UCLA examined how people react when the death of others is at stake.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists responded to a Buzzfeed interview with a man who was forced to go through electric-shock aversion therapy.
As neo-Nazis rally, psychiatrists return to the decades-old question of whether violent white supremacy is a personality disorder.
The Capgras delusion was first reported in 1923, and scientists are now edging closer to understand this extremely rare condition.
Our correspondent went along to the sixth annual Hearing Voices Congress to meet the people talking back.
The patient spent 18 hours a day wearing the glasses, removing them only to sleep and bathe.
A paper reporting the discovery of 108 genetic links to schizophrenia is published on the same day that Ted Stanley donates $650 million to fund psychiatric research.